Getting and Staying Organized Through the Summer

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Sometime about now in mid-summer we begin asking ourselves, “Why do things seem to be out of control? I planned on organizing my photos , painting that cute dresser I picked up at the yard sale last fall, and waking up without an alarm clock on Fridays. None of it has happened!” View original article on Zillow.

Here Are the Top 10 Cities for Drinking Cider

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Hard cider is quickly becoming the most popular drink in many cities across the U.S. – and it’s easy to see why. With a rich history dating back to the British colonists, who drank cider more than ale, and a huge variety of customized brews available, it’s a crisp, refreshing drink that’s enhanced by the addition of other fruits (like … Read More

Homes Sold Faster Than Ever in April; Prices Rose 7.6%

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  The national median home sale price increased 7.6 percent in April from a year ago, to a median of $302,200. This is the first time the national median home price has surpassed the $300,000 mark across the 174 markets that Redfin tracks. While April posted solid growth in home sales, up 5.2 percent from last year, home sales from … Read More

#279: How to Find Overlooked Opportunities in a Hot Market with Andrew Cushman

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Are you ready to jump into real estate investing, but don’t believe you can find deals in today’s hot market? In this episode, we sit down with multifamily expert Andrew Cushman, who’s actively doing deals in today’s market — and turning big profits. In this show, Andrew explains how he’s finding deals, what metrics he uses to qualify them, where … Read More

The 10 Best Cities for Accessible Living

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With Global Accessibility Awareness Day this month, we took a look at the most accessible cities throughout the country. The Social Security Administration estimates that one in five Americans is living with a disability, which can pose a specific set of challenges during everyday life. Although legislation exists that requires accessibility in public housing like hotels and university dorm rooms, the … Read More

Minneapolis, Portland and Chicago are the Most Bikeable Cities of 2018

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Minneapolis, Portland and Chicago are 2018’s best cities for cycling according to the updated Bike Score® rankings by Redfin. Bike Score , a tool by Redfin company Walk Score®, rates locations based on several factors including access to bike lanes, as well as road connectivity and hilliness. With the latest rankings, Bike Score ratings have been added to 1,831 new … Read More

13 Simple Steps to Prep Your Home for the Best Summer Ever

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Summer will be here before you know it, and you know what that means: Heat, hornets and yard work. If you’re starting to miss spring already, fear not. Here are some quick projects to make your home and garden more comfortable and cost-effective this summer. Inside the house Service the air conditioning. Nothing can ruin your day like a broken … Read More

Einstein’s Happiest Thought

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Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman published the below on Linkedin  on April 27, 2018. A week ago, the LinkedIn editors asked me to respond to this question and one other  for an email newsletter called the Weekly Rundown: In your opinion, is it better to have a professional specialty or to be a ‘Jack of all trades’ within your field? Is it wise/necessary … Read More